Orms has completed the transformation of Exmouth House, a 30,000sq. ft factory building in the heart of Clerkenwell. The 1930s structure with its huge windows and brick facades has been upgraded and refreshed into a vibrant office building for the next generation of creative professionals.
Why have the most exciting theatrical events of the past 100 years taken place outside the spaces formally designed for them? Can architecture transcend its own dirty secret, the inevitability of imposing limits on what is possible?
OPENGAP organizes the second edition of this open ideas competition seeking for innovative, cutting-edge, contemporary, proposals regarding a new concept for artistic inspiration spaces.
Participants are invited to design a place focused on the rental of spaces that motivate creativity and concentration, allowing users to focus, inspire and develop their artistic ideas.
Shortlist for the design competition for the UK Pavilion at the Milan Expo.
The eight multi-disciplinary teams progressing to the second stage of the competition now confirmed.
The two-stage competition is run by Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) . A winner will be selected by May 2014.
Saint Roch de lâAchigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The communityâs historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside.
Broadway Malyan-led team wins international masterplan for new district in Chengdu
Global architecture, urbanism and design practice Broadway Malyan has won an international competition to design the âChengdu Creative Centreâ â the first phase of a landmark new urban district in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province and a major city in Western China.
Celebrating the centenary of the birth of one of Britainâs greatest architects, Sir Denys Lasdun, on 8 September 2014, this remarkable exhibition examines the life and work of a hugely important figure in 20th century architecture.
This once in a lifetime show held in the iconic setting of Lasdunâs masterpiece, the Royal College of Physicians, also marks the 50th anniversary of this exceptional building: a Grade I listed modernist tour de force set amidst the grandeur of Regentâs Park.
The AIA SF Board of Directors welcomes Jennifer Jones, CAE, as their new Executive Director.
Also, from September 1st, The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter (AIA San Francisco) and the Center for Architecture + Design open the 11th annual Architecture and the City festival, the nation’s largest architectural festival of its kind. The month-long celebration lets participants to engage with the local architecture community.
Hotel Hotel is located in NewActon, the cultural center of Canberra. It has 68 rooms and 31 apartments by architects Fender Katselidis with interior design by the London based Don Cameron. No two rooms are alike. Bespoke furniture, natural materials, art and âObjects Trouveâ feature throughout.
The building is located in a landscape of unique beauty, the result of a natural and evident growth. The mountain, topped by a castle, is covered by a blanket housing through a system of aggregation by simple juxtaposition of pieces generated fragmented target tissue that adapts to the topography.
The Anderson Pavilion is an open air summer pavilion that closes up into a cozy winter hideaway complete with a floating wood-burning fireplace and infinity edged stainless steel hot tub which helps to chase away the winter greys.
The fresh-baked cheese tarts store âPABLOâ opened their new store in Hyogo area following Umeda & Shinsaibashi in Osaka and Shibya in Tokyo. We have continued to support their store expansion throughout the country.
The Dual House is a new duplex for two related families, with an emphasis on balancing shared and personal spaces. While appearing to be a single building, two structures are placed back-to-back allowing for private garden entries and a communal roof deck.
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In August, Nebuta Festival (origin 8th century) fever descends upon Aomori. Nebuta, created anew each year, take the form of huge (9 x 7 x 5.5 m) paper lantern-like floats showing warriors from Japanese and Chinese history and myth in dramatic poses often showing battle scenes.
Roughly 20 large Nebuta are paraded through the streets accompanied by drums, bamboo flutes and hordes of revelers in traditional attire, dancing and chanting.